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DA Rice, non-perp Spitzer, and nailing 'johns'

Nassau District Attorney Kathleen Rice, running for state attorney general, was asked on a radio show about the fact that ex-Gov. and ex-AG Eliot Spitzer wasn’t prosecuted for his prostitution propensity.

“When you bring in Eliot Spitzer and the decisions that were made there, this is why people feel that there are two sets of rules: Rules for the connected, and those for the regular Joes like you and I (sic),” Rice said.

That led a Rice skeptic to ask if as D.A. she’s gone after “johns.” She has. In April, for example, 29 were arrested in Hempstead Village on charges of patronizing a prostitute. That story is here.

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